Today's Army Reserve covers more than 20 time zones across five continents. We are a battle-tested force facing a future with sophisticated adversaries. We must shift our focus and continue to adapt. We must be physically fit, mentally tough, and determined to defeat the enemy and dominate our foes. America's Army Reserve: the most capable, combat-ready, lethal federal reserve force in the history of the nation. (U.S. Army Reserve video by Calvin Reimold, Spc. Maria Casneiro and Sgt. 1st Class Jerimiah Richardson)
Stand for Life connects suicide prevention skills in a virtual world
Army Reserve suicide prevention program managers begin their first virtual Stand for Life suicide prevention training event with 79 suicide prevention liaisons across Army Reserve units throughout the continental U.S. The training which was supposed to be a live event was forced to cancel, due to COVID-19, one week before their training date. Months later, the team came together to develop a virtual forum and train the SPLs in a thorough program that examines a broad range of areas when handling suicide-related concerns. The training is designed to grow a network of people who maintain established relationships there and support each other after the training is completed. The event was a collaboration effort from several Army Reserve subordinate commands.

(U.S. Army Reserve photo by Anthony L. Taylor)
Sept. 11, 2020 - “If there is any time where we need suicide prevention training, it is now,” said Army Reserve Capt. Devin Richter, assigned to the 85th U.S. Army Reserve Support Command’s 3rd battalion, 383rd Regiment, based in St. Louis, Missouri. “It’s during COVID that people are not able to interact with their friends and loved ones like they used to. We are not a people of isolation. We are a people of interaction. We thrive off of others. We get energy from others. Others lift us up.”

FAQs: COVID-19 impact to the U.S. Army Reserve
May 19, 2020 - These questions have been submitted by Soldiers to various U.S. Army Reserve social media websites. Here, Soldiers may find answers to some of the most frequently asked questions.

Army Reserve Soldier uses civilian skills to bring smiles to mobilized Soldiers
Army Reserve Spc. Dain Shim, a combat medic and native of Seoul, South Korea, assigned to the 479th Chemical Battalion, 415th Chemical Brigade, 76th Operational Response Command displays a couple of the cupcakes she baked and decorated for Soldiers at the dining facility on Fort Douglas, Utah, April 23.  Shim, is currently mobilized in support of Army North’s COVID-19 response efforts where she is not only using her medical skills to help ensure Soldiers are healthy, she is also using her special set of civilian baking skills to keep them well-fed and happy. (Official U.S. Army Reserve photo by Sgt. 1st Class Brent C. Powell)
April 28, 2020 - An audience of stainless steel refrigerators, freezers, ovens and shelves full of endless supplies stand silently by watching a red electric mixing bowl whirl in endless circles under the critical eyes of a camouflaged Soldier, who carefully feeds a steady stream of ingredients into the hungry machine, releasing a sweet delectable aroma and filling the room with the unmistakable scent of pastries in the making.

Army Reserve Soldier graduates newly formed Senior Gunner Course with top honors
Army Reserve Sgt. Robert Zalabak, a senior gunner and native of Chicago, Illinois, assigned to the 472nd Chemical Battalion, 209th Regional Support Group, 76th Operational Response Command, displays his newly acquired Senior Gunner Course certificate and Army Achievement Medal he received after graduating the Senior Gunner Course with honors and a 96 percent grade point average.  The three-week Senior Gunner Course is a brand new multi-component platform gunnery training course in the Army Reserve developed by master gunners who saw a need for trained platform gunnery experts at not only the division level, but the brigade and battalion levels as well.  (Official U.S. Army Reserve photo by Sgt. 1st Class Brent C. Powell)
Feb. 27, 2020 - After sitting through three-weeks of in-depth classroom instruction, spending long days at weapons ranges, and dedicating countless hours to late-night studying, one Soldier not only graduated the rigorous and mentally challenging Senior Gunner Course here, but he walked away with top honors.

Army Reserve Soldiers compete in chemical brigade’s Best Warrior Competition
Command Sergeant Major Charles Scheels (left), command sergeant major, 415th Chemical Brigade, 76th Operational Response Command stands next to Sgt. Alexander Garvey, a chemical, biological, radiological and nuclear specialist assigned to the 327th Chemical Company, after presenting Garvey with an Army Commendation Medal following the Brigade's Best Warrior Competition Jan. 8, 2020, at McCrady Training Center, South Carolina. Garvey, the brigade's Best Warrior noncommissioned officer will move on to compete at the 76th Operational Response Command Best Warrior Competition in April. (U.S. Army Reserve Photo by Master Sgt. Jacob Boyer/RELEASED)
Jan. 15, 2020 - A pair of Army Reserve Soldiers distinguished themselves as the 415th Chemical Brigade’s top noncommissioned officer and junior enlisted Soldier during the brigade’s Best Warrior Competition held here Jan. 4-8.
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